Tout Original Caricature - " Hats for Ascot or some popular "makers"
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Title: "Hats for Ascot or some popular "makers"
Description: A group of ten, original, monochrome watercolour and ink caricatures for The Talter magazine by Peter Ronald Buchanan aka 'The Tout'.
Titled Hats for ascot from top left "The "Sir Walter" or Curley Brim Variety , The Boydee Davis or "Dark Lantern BowTie (in Red and Blue hoops) The "george Drummond Grey Topper better known as the "Gang Warily Style. The Sir Alan Johnstone Eye Glass, The James Baird Horizontal Shirt Front and the Hillingdon Collar, The " James de Rothchild" or Concertina sponge bag trousers, The C.H.Stevens Style , The Bob Wood a charming skirt in pleated leather (other varieties always in stock) The Gordon Richards specially recommended for cup day, signed the Tout 1928.
Inscribed verso, ' Hats for Ascot or some popular "makers" that will be probably seen and recognised among the mere mortals in the ***** at Ascot this week.'
Condition: Unframed, slight discolouration from original mount, slight rub mark to centre top.
Image size: 380 x 270mm
15 x 10.75 "
Order No. tout-491
Tout Cartoon - Hats for Ascot or some popular makers
BUCHANAN Peter Ronald C. 1870-1950
Known as The Tout he worked as a sports cartoonist and caricaturist for the News of the World and Tatler in the 1930’s and exhibited 128 drawings at Walker's Gallery, London, in 1931.
Produced two full page collections of racing driver caricatures for The Motor Magazine. These were given away as colour supplements on 3rd August and 26th September 1922, his main subjects were horse racing; owners, breeders and jockeys.
The Tatler was introduced on 3 July 1901, by Clement Shorter, publisher of The Sphere. It was named after the original literary and society journal founded by Richard Steele in 1709. For some time a weekly publication, it had a subtitle varying on "an illustrated journal of society and the drama". It contained news and pictures of high society balls, charity events, race meetings, shooting parties, fashion and gossip, with cartoons by "The Tout" and H. M. Bateman.